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Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup

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Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
Whether on film or in the pages of J. K. Rowling’s books, Harry Potter’s Quidditch matches are fast, thrilling and a highlight of any adventure starring the Boy Who Lived. Sadly, the fictional sport’s console debut is a frustratingly pedestrian affair.

Although the developers have followed Rowling’s rules to the letter — every quaffle, bludger and snitch is present and correct — players are given no control over vertical movement, restricting the broomstick battles to a horizontal plane when the thrills of Quidditch surely come from the players’ ability to go anywhere. The game also lacks a convincing sense of speed and the computer-controlled opponents are a pushover, making for easy victories and no sense of accomplishment.

Nevertheless, younger fans will think it’s the best sports game ever and, with a two-player mode that’s more fun than the main event, it’s the ideal solution for subduing excitable Potheads until The Prisoner Of Azkaban hits cinemas.

Reviewed by David McComb

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